Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for false pregnancy
- ‘Diestrus follows estrus in the nonpregnant cycle, characterized by a state of ‘pseudopregnancy’, which is followed by a return of the uterus and ovaries to the anestrus, resting state.’
- ‘After undergoing a pseudopregnancy, my neighbors' Jack Russell terrier chased away the family's cat and adopted and suckled her kittens.’
- ‘Zearalenone consumption will produce vulva swelling, prolapse, pseudopregnancy, false heat symptoms, and other estrogenic problems in the reproductive process.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.